A crime scene investigator at the scene of this morning’s shooting incident in which Atiba Jacob was fatally shot. (Image: RISHI RAGOONATH)

An employee of the San Fernando City Corporation was killed in a shooting incident this morning, at Turney Street in San Fernando.

The victim has been identified as 36-year-old Atiba Jacob.

According to police reports, at about 9 am, Jacob was leaving his job site at Turney Street in his gold Toyota vehicle when a silver Cube pulled up alongside him and opened fire.

Jacob reportedly exited his vehicle and started to run but was chased for short distance before he collapsed and died. The suspects are said to have escaped in both vehicles.

The vehicle which is believed to have been used in the shooting incident was found burnt out at Albert Street in Pleasantville.

Investigations are ongoing.